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Meaning of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown

The following is an old definition of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown [1]: Criminal causes. Opposed, common pleas: civil actions between subject and subject. The king, in whom centers the majesty of the whole people, is the person supposed to be injured by every infraction of public rights, and is the proper prosecutor. See King.

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  1. Concept of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims and an Exposition of the Principles of Law: Comprising a Dictionary and Compendium of American and English Jurisprudence; William C. Anderson; T. H. Flood and Company, Law Publishers, Chicago, United States)

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  • Article Name: Crown Pleas
  • Author: Patricia M. Leopold
  • Description: Meaning of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown The following is an old definition of Crown Pleas, or Pleas of the Crown [1]: [...]

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